antimetathesis definition

  • noun:
    • The repetition of the same word in a sentence with an unusual meaning.
    • An antithesis when the people are repeated in inverse order.
    • A rhetorical figure caused by a reverted arrangement in the last clause of a sentence for the two major words associated with the clause preceding; inversion of this members of an antithesis: as, “A poem is a speaking picture; a picture a mute poem,”
    • The repetition of the identical word in a sentence with a different sort of definition.
    • An antithesis in which the people tend to be duplicated in inverse order.
    • A rhetorical figure resulting from a reverted arrangement in the last clause of a sentence of the two principal words of the clause preceding; inversion of the members of an antithesis: as, “A poem is a speaking picture; a picture a mute poem,”

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